KMB : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Consumer Staples Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook

    February 18, 2014
    Consumer Staples Stock Outlook - Feb 2014 - Industry Outlook
  2. Unimpressive Earnings & Emerging Market Scare - Ahead of Wall ...

    January 24, 2014
    This emerging market scare has coincided with the less than reassuring picture emerging from the Q4 earnings season.
  3. Now Is The Time To Buy Consumer Staples Stocks

    November 20, 2013
    As the markets have swooned, so have many boring sectors. That includes consumer staples stocks. Still, the sector could ...
  4. Consumer Staples Stock Outlook - Oct 2013 - Industry Outlook

    October 22, 2013
    Consumer Staples Stock Outlook - Oct 2013 - Industry Outlook
  5. Consumer Staples Stock Outlook - June 2013 - Industry Outlook

    June 21, 2013
    Consumer Staples Stock Outlook - June 2013 - Industry Outlook
  6. 10 Picks from 2 Strong Sectors

    June 10, 2013
    As we enter the bumpy summer months, large-cap US domestic stocks and health-care names are on Louis Navellier's list, and ...
  7. Given Procter & Gamble's Performance, Should The Weak Volumes ...

    April 25, 2013
    P&G looks like an increasingly expensive margin improvement play in consumer staples.
  8. Energizer Reports Mixed 1Q - Analyst Blog

    February 1, 2013
    Energizer Holdings Inc. (ENR) reported first quarter 2013 non-GAAP EPS of $2.20, which exceeded the Zacks Consensus Estimate ...
  9. P&G Rewards Longs With Better Sales And Stronger Margins

    January 30, 2013
    Procter & Gamble is delivering on its promises for better performances.
  10. P&G Excels, Ups 2013 View - Analyst Blog

    January 25, 2013
    Procter & Gamble Company (PG) reported second quarter fiscal 2013 adjusted earnings (excluding restructuring charges) of ...
  11. Earnings Preview: Kimberly Clark - Analyst Blog

    January 23, 2013
    Kimberly Clark Corporation (KMB) is set to report fourth quarter and full year 2012 results on January 25. Last quarter it ...
  12. Defensive Stocks For 2013

    December 21, 2012
    Here is our pick for defensive stocks for 2013.
  13. 5 Moves Every Investor Should Make to Prepare for the Fiscal ...

    November 14, 2012
    The presidential election is over, but another day of reckoning approaches. A "fiscal cliff" consisting of major tax increases ...
  14. Consumer/Non-Cyclical Sector's Biggest Movers: Companhia de Bebidas ...

    August 6, 2012
    The market is having a good day so far: the Nasdaq has moved up 1%; the S&P 500 is up 0.5%; and the Dow has risen 0.6%. The ...
  15. 3 Stocks to Weather the Storm - Investment Ideas

    June 12, 2012
    With the S&P 500 down more than 6% since May 1, the old adage of "sell in May and go away" looks remarkably prescient once ...
  16. 3 Brand Staples That Pay

    June 1, 2012
    These companies sell their wares through good times and bad. Investing in staples can give you some peace of mind.
  17. Clorox Proving Its Defensive Worth

    June 1, 2012
    Clorox's products count as basic necessities to most consumers. As a result, its stock offers downside protection.
  18. Consumer Staples That Yield High Dividends

    May 16, 2012
    If it's security, stability and a dividend you're after, these stocks are worth a look.
  19. QUEST SOFTWARE (QSFT) - Profit Tracks

    May 1, 2012
    QUEST SOFTWARE (QSFT) - Profit Tracks
  20. Dollar General Heating Up

    March 28, 2012
    Growth trends are really perking up at Dollar General.
  21. 3 Reasons ICG Group Will Procure You Profits

    March 27, 2012
    ICG Group, formerly known as Internet Capital Group, once was valued at $60 billion. Then the dot-com crash wiped that out. ...
  22. Dollar General's Impressive Run Continues

    December 6, 2011
    Dollar General’s stock is bumping up against its all-time highs and is therefore less appealing to prospective shareholders.
  23. 7 Stocks To Contemplate Over The Weekend

    October 21, 2011
    Here are seven companies that will be releasing their earnings on October 24.
  24. Neenah Paper: Spin-Off Ready To Takeoff

    September 14, 2011
    Neenah Paper was spun-off by Kimberly-Clark in December of 2004. Since then it's been mostly downhill, but there are some ...
  25. Clorox Weighs Its Options

    August 9, 2011
    If Icahn's bid is genuine or another suitor appears, there is further upside for Clorox investors.
  26. M&A Activity Points to 2 Top Stocks

    July 24, 2011
    Mergers and acquisitions are back on the front page, and there are some clear differences among the deals, notes Josh Peters ...
  27. Icahn Puts Clorox In The Spin Cycle

    July 18, 2011
    Icahn makes a curious bid for Clorox.
  28. So What's Different About Clorox Today?

    July 13, 2011
    Clorox stock surged nearly 3 percent on a day the major averages were nearly down as much. So what, if anything, does it ...
  29. ETFs To Own And To Avoid

    June 13, 2011
    Investors looking for safety and protection will want to consider the pros and cons of these exchange-traded funds.
  30. 3 Big Brand Staples It Pays To Own

    April 28, 2011
    These companies sell their wares through good times and bad. Investing in staples can give you some peace of mind.
  31. WD-40 Struggling On Several Fronts

    April 11, 2011
    Near-term challenges and a lofty valuation make WD-40's investment appeal questionable.
  32. Value In Consumer Staples

    March 10, 2011
    Consumer staples are a great way to hedge your investments during a volatile economy.
  33. 5 Consumer Staples Yielding High Dividends

    February 9, 2011
    If it's security, stability and a dividend you're after, these stocks are worth a look.
  34. Procter & Gamble Regaining Market Share

    February 4, 2011
    Procter & Gamble should appeal to conservative investors interested in respectable and visible total shareholder returns.
  35. Colgate's So-So Quarter

    February 3, 2011
    Rising raw materials costs put a damper on Colgate's fourth-quarter revenue and earnings.
  36. 5 Important Earnings Announcements For January 24

    January 21, 2011
    Earnings reports are significant events for every stock. Here are 5 earnings announcement for January 24 that you should ...
  37. Nordson's Growth Story Sticks

    December 20, 2010
    With broad economic exposure and over 20% order growth, Nordson results point to the ongoing recovery.
  38. 3 Stocks Yielding More Than Treasuries

    November 4, 2010
    Learn why established companies with solid cash flows and a history of dividend hikes are a great alternative to low yielding ...
  39. Kimberly-Clark On The Right Path

    November 4, 2010
    Consumer products companies have caught the attention of many investors and right now Kimberly-Clark.
  40. Colgate's Business Flattens Out

    November 3, 2010
    Consumer products giant Colgate-Palmolive posted an earnings increase on essentially flat revenue. The Street is concerned ...
  41. Dividend Yields That Beat Bonds

    September 10, 2010
    While corporate dividend yields are more attractive than they've been in many years, investors should pick and choose wisely.
  42. Unilever's Exciting Profits, Unexciting Sales Growth

    August 10, 2010
    Unilever posted a huge profit surge in its second-quarter earnings report on less impressive revenue growth.
  43. Colgate-Palmolive Stock Hammered On Economic Fears

    August 4, 2010
    Colgate's second-quarter earnings report was greeted poorly by the market, despite increases in revenue and income.
  44. After The Dust Settles

    May 12, 2010
    When the market calms down after the wild price swings and sell-off it's undergoing, there will be opportunities for long-term ...
  45. 3 Portfolio Staples

    March 24, 2010
    Market history states that after a year of big gains, paltry returns are to follow. Dividend stocks can help enhance those ...
  46. Clorox Cleans Up

    February 8, 2010
    Clorox is tough on competitors as a big boost in profit growth separates it from the crowd.
  47. Colgate-Palmolive Surges Ahead

    February 2, 2010
    Once again, consumer products giant Colgate-Palmolive posted strong earnings, as it has done throughout this recession.
  48. Procter Hardly A Gamble

    January 25, 2010
    Basic necessities are a safe play no matter what the economic state.
  49. Adding A Healthy Dose Of Dividends

    January 5, 2010
    Dividends are making a comeback. We look at three of the top yielders for 2010.
  50. A Look Back At Consumer Goods Stocks

    December 28, 2009
    Do companies that make necessities provide a relative safe haven to investors? Find out how that logic panned out in 2009.
  51. A-Rated Big Names With Healthy Payouts

    October 20, 2009
    Even after a six-month bull run, these companies' fundamentals indicate they're far from fully priced.
  52. Clorox Looking Squeaky Clean

    August 7, 2009
    Clorox stock is coming through the global recession without a spot, streak or lingering odor.
  53. Energizer Looks To Reenergize

    July 30, 2009
    Energizer doesn't pay a dividend but can still benefit investors through prudent acquisitions and share repurchases.
  54. 3 Big Brand Staples It Pays To Own

    May 27, 2009
    These companies sell their wares through good times and bad. Investing in staples can give you some peace of mind.
  55. Play The Cash-On-Cash Game

    May 14, 2009
    We compare the cash return on capital invested and return on invested capital of the top five personal products businesses.
  56. Colgate Takes Care Of Investors

    May 6, 2009
    This company is a good bet for investors who are skeptical that the global economy will experience a V-shaped recovery.
  57. Colgate Shines Through Dark Times

    April 6, 2009
    This consumer products company has thrived so well during the recession that it has been able to raise prices on some of ...
  58. Economy's Down, But Some Dividends Are Up

    March 31, 2009
    Even in this trying economic climate, some companies are increasing their dividends. But, does this make them worthy of investment?
  59. Procter A Pretty Safe Gamble

    February 6, 2009
    Not exactly recession-proof, this consumer products company gives up coffee, lowers guidance and manages debt to stay competitive.
  60. Clorox Can't Fight Earnings Stains (CLX)

    August 6, 2007
    Clorox failed to meet Q4 earnings expectations, and lowered 2008 guidance - it would be best to just let this stock soak.
  61. WD-40 Greases a Few Squeaky Wheels (WDFC)

    February 27, 2007
    WD-40 has suffered some short-term setbacks, but going forward it looks set to operate like a well-oiled machine.
  62. Making A Play On Playtex (PYX)

    January 31, 2007
    With increasingly solid fundamentals, PYX shares look like a good longer term play.
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